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Mount Crawford in Rockingham County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sheridan's Last Raid

 
 
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By Mike Stroud, 1993
1. Sheridan's Last Raid Marker
Inscription.  Here was fought the engagement of Mount Crawford, March 1, 1865, in Sheridan's last raid.
 
Erected 1937 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number A-32.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 1, 1865.
 
Location. 38° 20.857′ N, 78° 56.544′ W. Marker is in Mount Crawford, Virginia, in Rockingham County. Marker is on South Main Street (U.S. 11), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Crawford VA 22841, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Contentment (approx. half a mile away); Bridgewater College (approx. 1.3 miles away); Rockingham County / Augusta County (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Alexander Mack Memorial Library (approx. 2.7 miles away); Bridgewater (approx. 3 miles away); a different marker also named Bridgewater (approx. 3 miles
Sheridan's Last Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jenn Wintermantel, January 20, 2015
2. Sheridan's Last Raid Marker
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away); Famous Travelers Along the Turnpike (approx. 3.3 miles away); a different marker also named Rockingham County / Augusta County (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Crawford.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,323 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 21, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   2. submitted on January 20, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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